School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Biology & Zoology Masters Degrees

Biology and Zoology Masters Degrees

Our taught postgraduate courses allow students to access a range of specialisms and research.

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Biotechnology and Biodesign MRes

Our Biotechnology and Biodesign MRes provides a foundation in how design and engineering approaches are used in creation of new biotechnological processes and products.

It forms an excellent foundation for students opting to follow a research orientated career path and for those looking for successful careers in the biotechnology industry.

Biotechnology and Biodesign MRes


Computational Ecology

Our Computational Ecology MSc gives you knowledge and skills to work with ecological 'big data'.

It focuses on mathematical and statistical theory necessary for data interpretation and analysis.

Computational Ecology MSc 


Ecology and Wildlife Conservation

Our Ecology and Wildlife Conservation MSc equips you with the skills necessary to pursue a successful career as an ecologist or in an environmentally-related field.

The course has a professional focus, preparing you for the workplace.

Ecology and Wildlife Conservation MSc


Global Wildlife Science and Policy

Our Global Wildlife Science and Policy MSc aims to combine science and policy in the fields of ecology and conservation.

The course responds to a growing demand for professionals with an understanding of these areas.

Global Wildlife Science and Policy MSc


Ecological Consultancy

Our Ecological Consultancy MSc gives you knowledge, specialised technical skills and professional awareness.

It will prepare you for a career as an ecological consultant or in other environmental roles.

The course has a professional focus, preparing you for the workplace.

Ecological Consultancy MSc


Industrial and Commercial Biotechnology

Our MSc is for students from a variety of backgrounds with varied levels of biotechnology experience.

You will develop an understanding of contemporary molecular biology and biotechnology principles and practices.

You will also gain the skills and knowledge base required for employment in the biotechnology industry.

Industrial and Commercial Biotechnology MSc


Wildlife Management

It is professionally focused and relevant to a range of roles in the sector. The course aims to provide graduates with:

  • advanced knowledge of wildlife management theory
  • the principles of biodiversity and conservation
  • epidemiology and wildlife conflicts

Wildlife Management MSc

We have developed a system of measuring the impact that forest fragmentation has on animal species, which is helping to inform conservation and restoration efforts.
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